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“House of Ill Repute” Closed On PCB

“House of Ill Repute” Closed On PCB

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office had received several complaints concerning a massage parlor on Panama City Beach that was engaging in the practice of performing sexual acts for money. As a result, an investigation was opened into activities at the Aquarius Day Spa on Panama City Beach by the BCSO Special Investigations Division (SID). On […]

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By February 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Stolen Items Recovered, Local Man Arrested

Stolen Items Recovered, Local Man Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a local man February 10, 2018, for multiple armed burglaries and associated crimes. On February 1, 2018, the BCSO responded to a residential burglary on Howard Road in Panama City with numerous items stolen to include firearms. Later the same day, a credit card stolen during […]

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By February 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Desire For A Pack Of Cigarettes Leads To Jail

Desire For A Pack Of Cigarettes Leads To Jail

Bay County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested a man they believe responsible for several attempted burglaries in Bay County. Ryan Colvin, age 27, was taken into custody today. On February 4, 2018, at about 5:30 am, the alarm went off at the Dollar General on 15th Street. About ten minutes later, an alarm went off […]

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By February 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Three Arrested On Child Abuse & Meth Charges

Three Arrested On Child Abuse & Meth Charges

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three after being called to Southport Elementary School after a report of possible child neglect. A five year old child complained of leg pain and tooth pain at the elementary school today. The teacher discovered she had blisters and burns from her knees to her ankles and her […]

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By February 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fountain Man Arrested For Financial Crimes

Fountain Man Arrested For Financial Crimes

The Financial Crimes Unit of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office and the Panama City Beach Police Department recently concluded a joint investigation which resulted in the arrest of a Fountain man. The PCBPD received a complaint stating someone had tried to open a credit card account in the victim’s name at a discount store on […]

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By February 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Traffic Stop Results 17 Charges For 3 People

Traffic Stop Results 17 Charges For 3 People

An observant criminal investigator with the Bay County Sheriff’s Office spotted a man wanted on five warrants while driving through Southport yesterday. The investigator conducted an investigative traffic stop which resulted in three arrests and the confiscation of multiple illegal narcotics and a stolen firearm. On February 5, 2018, Inv. Brent Roberts saw Mario James […]

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By February 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
With Flu Season Peaking, It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

With Flu Season Peaking, It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

TALLAHASSEE— Both in Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. In Florida, data shows more influenza activity across all age groups this year than detected in the last two flu seasons. Cases of the flu are particularly increasing in the northern portions of the state, including the Panhandle. Last week, the […]

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By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Beware Of Jury Duty Scam

Beware Of Jury Duty Scam

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office issued a Scam Alert today after receiving three complaints yesterday reporting a Jury Duty scam. In each of the incidents, the scam is perpetrated by a phone call to an office, and informing the owner of the business that a warrant has been issued for them because they failed to […]

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By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BCSO Partners With ICE

BCSO Partners With ICE

Sheriff Tommy Ford, and BCSO Major Rick Anglin, attended a press conference in Pinellas County this morning, along with 16 other Florida sheriffs and ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan. Information was released on the 17 Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA) with different Florida sheriffs that will help prevent the release of criminal aliens back into Florida […]

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By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BCSO Intercepts 10 Pounds Of Marijuana

BCSO Intercepts 10 Pounds Of Marijuana

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division intercepted 10 pounds of marijuana in December of 2017 that was going to an address in Panama City.  An investigation revealed that package was intended for Devin S Payne. Investigators developed probable cause and obtained a search warrant for Payne’s residence. On January 13th, 2018,  investigators served the […]

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